BETHEL, Alaska — A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he briefly took control of a small plane during a short commercial flight over western Alaska, authorities said. The teen was in the front passenger seat of the Piper Cherokee Six on a recent Yute Commuter Service flight from Napakiak to Bethel, KYUK-AM reported last week....
An Alaska teenager has been arrested after grabbing a small plane's controls during a short commercial flight. The incident caused the aircraft to enter a steep climb as it started to dive towards the ground. Luckily the plane was able to stabilize once the boy was apprehended.
An Alaska teenager sitting in the passenger seat of a small plane briefly took over the aircraft’s controls during a short commercial flight, causing the plane to momentarily plummet toward the ground, police said.
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